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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ClickHouse vs. MongoDB vs. Riak KV vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.18
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score10.63
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score5.59
Rank#66  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.techwww.mongodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCMongoDB, IncBasho TechnologiesSplunk Inc.
Initial release20072016200920092003
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20205.0, July 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C# info3rd party library
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Elixir info3rd party library
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Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
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Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
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Perl infounofficial client library
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Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersnonoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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